byCinecraft, Inc,; American Iron and Steel Institute,; Modern Talking Picture Service, inc,; Inland Steel Company
Describes the steel industry's progress, programs, and research in air and water pollution control. Shows the various types of pollution control procedures and equipment used throughout the steel manufacturing process, including dust catchers, air cleaning systems, furnace air control systems, separators, cooling towers, and waste lagoons. Explains how airborne pollutants are precipitated away before air is returned to the atmosphere through the basic oxygen process, and how oil, sludge, and... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: avgeeks, pollution, steel industry
Directed by Leon Schauder for the Gaumont-British Instructional company in 1940, "Shipbuilders" shows the operation of a shipyard and the building and launching of merchant vessels from keel to smokestack. A shipwright named Charlie Brown is interviewed in the course of the film, and the riveting and shaping of steel for the hull of a merchant vessel is shown. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Shipbuilding, Merchant Vessel, Steel, Steel Industry
byDepartment of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures
Shows the Colorado River, electric power transmission lines, and a steel plant in operation. A train brings materials, fuel, and workmen to Boulder City to build Boulder Dam. Close-ups are shown of buckets on cable cars dumping cement into the coffer dam. Includes views of the power lines and towers at the dam site, the switches to control the power, and the completed dam; and the farms, homes, and orchards made possible by power and water from the dam. National Archives Identifier: 11674 Local... Topics: Boulder City (Nev.), Building, Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico), Dams, Irrigation, Military bases,...
Produced in 1947 by Warner Bros., "The Power Behind the Nation" is a patriotic film that stresses the indispensability of good, solid, American workmanship. It was made about the "America that all Americans love" and "takes up the story of the pioneering that made America what it is today." Features great images of the heavy industry of the 40s including the automobile assembly line, chemical plants, fishing industry, textile industry, railroads, steel industry,... Topics: Warner Bros. Entertainment, Nation, Film, Patriot, Patriotism, Railroads, Industry, Mechanization,...
A documentary study of workers displaced by automatic machinery in a typical American steel town in the 1920's and 1930's. Follows the development of the town and depicts the life of its people as being bound up in the fortunes of the mill. Points out that with the introduction of labor-saving devices the men were no longer needed in the mill, and shows how war made such a demand on manpower that there was a scarcity of men adequately trained for the jobs. Suggests the need for the constant... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Automation, United States., Steel industry and trade, Iron and steel workers, Moving-pictures,...